Jan 31 • 10M

Are NFL officials up to the task? | Ep. 48

Scrutiny heightened during playoffs

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Dan Lovallo
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I am not one to criticize officials in any sport. They have a tough job, even with today’s technology and instant replay. It has not gone unnoticed, however, that the officials are becoming more of a story, particularly in this NFL postseason.

Ben Volin, who covers the NFL for the Boston Globe (paywall), writes there is a reason the league is having these problems of non-calls, repeated penalty flags, etc. I talk about this in the latest episode of The Sportscaster Dan